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Earliest Playing Cards


I came across this picture of people playing cards, dated to 1352-62. Isn't this earlier then most estimates for when playing cards entered Europe?

Here's the text given at Art Resource:

A game of cards, c1352-c1362. From "Le Roman du Roi Meliadus de Leonnoys" written by Helie de Borron for Louis II, King of Naples.
Location :British Library, London, Great Britain

Anyone have any ideas about this?
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